Annandale has a total population of 54,994 and a student population of 47,195. Of these students, 46,619 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Annandale, by student population, is Northern Virginia Community College. In 2010, Northern Virginia Community College graduated approximately 95 students with credentials in engineering.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Annandale's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,523 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for engineering related books and supplies each year.
Many engineering graduates choose to work as engineers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Annandale, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,450 engineers in Virginia, 6,370 were working in the greater Annandale area. Annandale's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an engineer in Annandale is $121,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for engineers.